Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 24%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.55 meters/second, 1503.2 km/hour, 934.0 miles/hour or 811.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.0"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||south||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 03.4"||933.69 mi||west||0° 00' 51.6"||0.99 mi||south||933.74 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 27.8"||774.32 mi||east||0° 49' 31.5"||56.79 mi||south||778.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sun 7:36 AM||1476 km||917 miles||797 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Mon 7:36 AM||2627 km||1632 miles||1418 nm||SW|
|San Francisco *||Sun 10:36 AM||2724 km||1692 miles||1471 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sun 10:36 AM||2853 km||1773 miles||1540 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas *||Sun 10:36 AM||3202 km||1990 miles||1729 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Sun 10:36 AM||3373 km||2096 miles||1821 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 10:36 AM||3385 km||2103 miles||1827 nm||ENE|
|Seattle *||Sun 10:36 AM||3474 km||2159 miles||1876 nm||NNE|
|Midway||Sun 6:36 AM||3481 km||2163 miles||1880 nm||WNW|
|Vancouver *||Sun 10:36 AM||3581 km||2225 miles||1934 nm||NNE|
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